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Work and Jobs in Wakefield, Massachusetts (MA) Detailed Stats
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Based on the data from 2000 / 2015 when the population of Wakefield, Massachusetts was 24,804 / 26,645

Most common industries

Most common industries (%)

Most common industries for males (%)

Most common industries for females (%)

Most common industries

Industry

All

Males

Females

Professional, scientific, and technical services11.6%
(1,530)
12.3%
(835)
10.9%
(695)
Finance and insurance10.3%
(1,361)
8.6%
(585)
12.1%
(776)
Health care9.8%
(1,295)
3.3%
(224)
16.7%
(1,071)
Educational services8.9%
(1,175)
5.1%
(346)
13.0%
(829)
Construction7.0%
(927)
11.9%
(809)
1.8%
(118)
Public administration3.9%
(512)
4.8%
(326)
2.9%
(186)
Administrative and support and waste management services3.7%
(483)
5.3%
(361)
1.9%
(122)
Computer and electronic products3.0%
(403)
4.2%
(287)
1.8%
(116)
Accommodation and food services2.9%
(388)
2.6%
(177)
3.3%
(211)
Other transportation, and support activities, and couriers2.4%
(317)
3.9%
(266)
0.8%
(51)
Repair and maintenance2.0%
(269)
3.2%
(218)
0.8%
(51)
Miscellaneous manufacturing2.0%
(266)
2.0%
(137)
2.0%
(129)
Real estate and rental and leasing2.0%
(265)
2.0%
(137)
2.0%
(128)
Social assistance1.8%
(238)
0.2%
(13)
3.5%
(225)
Broadcasting and telecommunications1.7%
(223)
2.1%
(142)
1.3%
(81)
Food and beverage stores1.7%
(223)
1.5%
(103)
1.9%
(120)
Personal and laundry services1.5%
(197)
0.9%
(58)
2.2%
(139)
Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, and similar organizations1.1%
(149)
0.7%
(48)
1.6%
(101)
Publishing, and motion picture and sound recording industries1.1%
(141)
1.2%
(80)
1.0%
(61)
Pharmacies and drug stores1.0%
(136)
1.1%
(72)
1.0%
(64)
Machinery1.0%
(132)
1.5%
(101)
0.5%
(31)
Motor vehicle and parts dealers1.0%
(129)
1.5%
(101)
0.4%
(28)
Metal and metal products0.9%
(120)
1.5%
(101)
0.3%
(19)
Department and other general merchandise stores0.9%
(118)
0.7%
(49)
1.1%
(69)
Arts, entertainment, and recreation0.9%
(116)
0.6%
(44)
1.1%
(72)
Data processing, libraries, and other information services0.9%
(113)
1.0%
(68)
0.7%
(45)
U. S. Postal service0.8%
(110)
0.6%
(44)
1.0%
(66)
Food0.7%
(99)
0.7%
(50)
0.8%
(49)
Building material and garden equipment and supplies dealers0.7%
(98)
1.3%
(88)
0.2%
(10)
Radio, TV, and computer stores0.7%
(93)
0.7%
(50)
0.7%
(43)
Groceries and related products merchant wholesalers0.7%
(87)
0.9%
(62)
0.4%
(25)
Truck transportation0.6%
(80)
1.1%
(73)
0.1%
(7)
Other direct selling establishments0.6%
(76)
0.4%
(24)
0.8%
(52)
Utilities0.6%
(75)
1.0%
(67)
0.1%
(8)
Clothing and accessories, including shoe, stores0.6%
(74)
0.3%
(21)
0.8%
(53)
Electrical equipment, appliances, and components0.5%
(72)
0.6%
(42)
0.5%
(30)
Electrical and electronic goods merchant wholesalers0.5%
(63)
0.5%
(35)
0.4%
(28)
Plastics and rubber products0.5%
(63)
0.5%
(31)
0.5%
(32)
Professional and commercial equipment and supplies merchant wholesalers0.5%
(62)
0.3%
(22)
0.6%
(40)
Chemicals0.4%
(59)
0.4%
(30)
0.5%
(29)
Miscellaneous nondurable goods merchant wholesalers0.4%
(56)
0.4%
(29)
0.4%
(27)
Used merchandise, gift, novelty, and souvenir, and other miscellaneous stores0.4%
(52)
0.4%
(27)
0.4%
(25)
Furniture and home furnishings, and household appliance stores0.4%
(47)
0.4%
(27)
0.3%
(20)
Air transportation0.3%
(44)
0.2%
(15)
0.5%
(29)
Retail florists0.3%
(44)
0.2%
(16)
0.4%
(28)
Fuel dealers0.3%
(43)
0.3%
(21)
0.3%
(22)
Private households0.3%
(42)
0.0%
(0)
0.7%
(42)
Rail transportation0.3%
(42)
0.5%
(31)
0.2%
(11)
Nonmetallic mineral products0.3%
(38)
0.6%
(38)
0.0%
(0)
Transportation equipment0.3%
(37)
0.4%
(30)
0.1%
(7)
Paper and paper products merchant wholesalers0.3%
(37)
0.4%
(24)
0.2%
(13)
Machinery, equipment, and supplies merchant wholesalers0.3%
(36)
0.3%
(18)
0.3%
(18)
Sporting goods, camera, and hobby and toy stores0.2%
(33)
0.3%
(19)
0.2%
(14)
Gasoline stations0.2%
(31)
0.5%
(31)
0.0%
(0)
Jewelry, luggage, and leather goods stores0.2%
(26)
0.1%
(8)
0.3%
(18)
Petroleum and petroleum products merchant wholesalers0.2%
(26)
0.4%
(26)
0.0%
(0)
Miscellaneous durable goods merchant wholesalers0.2%
(25)
0.3%
(18)
0.1%
(7)
Printing and related support activities0.2%
(21)
0.2%
(14)
0.1%
(7)
Leather and allied products0.1%
(19)
0.2%
(14)
0.1%
(5)
Hardware, plumbing and heating equipment, and supplies merchant wholesalers0.1%
(18)
0.1%
(8)
0.2%
(10)
Paper0.1%
(17)
0.1%
(5)
0.2%
(12)
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting0.1%
(16)
0.2%
(16)
0.0%
(0)
Electronic shopping and mail-order houses0.1%
(15)
0.0%
(0)
0.2%
(15)
Warehousing and storage0.1%
(15)
0.2%
(15)
0.0%
(0)
Lumber and other construction materials merchant wholesalers0.1%
(13)
0.1%
(7)
0.1%
(6)
Motor vehicles, parts and supplies merchant wholesalers0.1%
(9)
0.1%
(9)
0.0%
(0)
Office supplies and stationery stores0.1%
(8)
0.1%
(8)
0.0%
(0)

Most common occupations

Most common occupations (%)

Most common occupations for males (%)

Most common occupations for females (%)

Most common occupations

Occupation

All

Males

Females

Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers5.3%
(704)
5.6%
(383)
5.0%
(321)
Computer specialists4.9%
(642)
6.5%
(445)
3.1%
(197)
Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing4.4%
(586)
5.2%
(352)
3.7%
(234)
Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors4.4%
(585)
1.5%
(101)
7.6%
(484)
Secretaries and administrative assistants3.9%
(519)
0.1%
(6)
8.0%
(513)
Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors3.8%
(506)
4.7%
(319)
2.9%
(187)
Accountants and auditors3.5%
(462)
3.6%
(245)
3.4%
(217)
Registered nurses2.7%
(363)
0.3%
(19)
5.4%
(344)
Teachers, preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school2.6%
(344)
1.0%
(71)
4.3%
(273)
Engineers2.5%
(328)
4.3%
(294)
0.5%
(34)
Top executives2.3%
(306)
3.3%
(228)
1.2%
(78)
Retail sales workers, except cashiers2.1%
(277)
1.9%
(128)
2.3%
(149)
Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors2.0%
(269)
3.6%
(247)
0.3%
(22)
Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives2.0%
(263)
0.7%
(48)
3.4%
(215)
Operations specialties managers, except financial managers1.9%
(255)
3.0%
(204)
0.8%
(51)
Financial managers1.8%
(239)
2.2%
(151)
1.4%
(88)
Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations1.8%
(233)
0.5%
(36)
3.1%
(197)
Customer service representatives1.7%
(228)
1.0%
(65)
2.5%
(163)
Health technologists and technicians1.7%
(226)
0.8%
(52)
2.7%
(174)
Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers1.7%
(223)
1.6%
(111)
1.7%
(112)
Driver/sales workers and truck drivers1.7%
(219)
3.0%
(206)
0.2%
(13)
Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations1.6%
(208)
2.3%
(154)
0.8%
(54)
Advertising, marketing, promotions, public relations, and sales managers1.5%
(194)
1.2%
(84)
1.7%
(110)
Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers1.3%
(172)
2.5%
(172)
0.0%
(0)
Laborers and material movers, hand1.3%
(169)
1.8%
(123)
0.7%
(46)
Other production occupations, including supervisors1.2%
(163)
1.4%
(96)
1.0%
(67)
Cashiers1.2%
(162)
0.4%
(30)
2.1%
(132)
Other financial specialists1.2%
(159)
1.3%
(87)
1.1%
(72)
Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks1.1%
(148)
0.3%
(19)
2.0%
(129)
Lawyers1.1%
(146)
1.7%
(115)
0.5%
(31)
Carpenters1.1%
(144)
2.1%
(144)
0.0%
(0)
Postsecondary teachers1.1%
(141)
1.1%
(73)
1.1%
(68)
Child care workers1.0%
(137)
0.2%
(13)
1.9%
(124)
Metal workers and plastic workers1.0%
(134)
1.8%
(122)
0.2%
(12)
Other food preparation and serving workers, including supervisors0.9%
(123)
1.3%
(89)
0.5%
(34)
Media and communications workers0.9%
(122)
1.2%
(79)
0.7%
(43)
Financial clerks, except bookkeeping, accounting and auditing clerks0.9%
(120)
0.3%
(23)
1.5%
(97)
Other protective service workers, including supervisors0.9%
(118)
1.0%
(65)
0.8%
(53)
Legal support workers0.9%
(117)
0.2%
(15)
1.6%
(102)
Supervisors, construction and extraction workers0.9%
(117)
1.7%
(117)
0.0%
(0)
Art and design workers0.9%
(116)
0.8%
(56)
0.9%
(60)
Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists0.9%
(116)
0.2%
(14)
1.6%
(102)
Drafters, engineering, and mapping technicians0.8%
(112)
1.3%
(86)
0.4%
(26)
Law enforcement workers, including supervisors0.8%
(108)
1.3%
(90)
0.3%
(18)
Waiters and waitresses0.8%
(103)
0.2%
(12)
1.4%
(91)
Supervisors and other personal care and service workers, except child care workers0.8%
(103)
0.2%
(12)
1.4%
(91)
Other health diagnosing and treating practitioners and technical occupations0.7%
(93)
0.6%
(43)
0.8%
(50)
Personal appearance workers0.7%
(89)
0.1%
(9)
1.2%
(80)
Therapists0.6%
(83)
0.5%
(35)
0.7%
(48)
Cooks and food preparation workers0.6%
(83)
0.7%
(49)
0.5%
(34)
Teachers, secondary school0.6%
(83)
0.7%
(49)
0.5%
(34)
Assemblers and fabricators0.6%
(73)
0.5%
(31)
0.7%
(42)
Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers0.5%
(72)
1.1%
(72)
0.0%
(0)
Fire fighting and prevention workers, including supervisors0.5%
(67)
1.0%
(67)
0.0%
(0)
Pipelayers, plumbers, pipefitters, and steamfitters0.5%
(67)
1.0%
(67)
0.0%
(0)
Electricians0.5%
(64)
0.9%
(58)
0.1%
(6)
Architects, surveyors, and cartographers0.5%
(61)
0.9%
(61)
0.0%
(0)
Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides0.5%
(60)
0.2%
(13)
0.7%
(47)
Life and physical scientists0.4%
(53)
0.4%
(28)
0.4%
(25)
Food and beverage serving workers, except waiters and waitresses0.4%
(51)
0.4%
(28)
0.4%
(23)
Bus drivers0.4%
(50)
0.7%
(50)
0.0%
(0)
Construction laborers0.4%
(49)
0.7%
(49)
0.0%
(0)
Motor vehicle operators, except bus and truck drivers0.4%
(49)
0.7%
(49)
0.0%
(0)
Social scientists and related workers0.3%
(46)
0.3%
(22)
0.4%
(24)
Entertainers and performers, sports, and related workers0.3%
(44)
0.4%
(30)
0.2%
(14)
Other healthcare support occupations0.3%
(38)
0.0%
(0)
0.6%
(38)
Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers0.3%
(34)
0.1%
(10)
0.4%
(24)
Librarians, curators, and archivists0.2%
(30)
0.1%
(10)
0.3%
(20)
Other transportation occupations0.2%
(29)
0.4%
(29)
0.0%
(0)
Aircraft and traffic control occupations0.2%
(26)
0.4%
(26)
0.0%
(0)
Mathematical science occupations0.2%
(25)
0.3%
(18)
0.1%
(7)
Plant and system operators0.2%
(24)
0.4%
(24)
0.0%
(0)
Physicians and surgeons0.2%
(20)
0.2%
(13)
0.1%
(7)
Teachers, special education0.1%
(17)
0.0%
(0)
0.3%
(17)
Other construction workers and helpers0.1%
(15)
0.2%
(15)
0.0%
(0)
Transportation, tourism, and lodging attendants0.1%
(15)
0.1%
(5)
0.2%
(10)
Other material moving workers, except laborers0.1%
(14)
0.2%
(14)
0.0%
(0)
Supervisors, transportation, and material moving workers0.1%
(12)
0.2%
(12)
0.0%
(0)
Fishing, hunting, and forestry occupations0.1%
(10)
0.1%
(10)
0.0%
(0)
Painters and paperhangers0.1%
(10)
0.1%
(10)
0.0%
(0)
Printing workers0.1%
(8)
0.1%
(8)
0.0%
(0)
Life, physical, and social science technicians0.1%
(7)
0.1%
(7)
0.0%
(0)

Unemployment in Wakefield

  • Unemployment by race in 2015
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 2.6%Males
  • 5.4%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Black residents
  • 6.7%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Asian residents
  • 2.5%Males
  • 9.1%Females
  • Unemployment rate for two or more race residents
  • 13.0%Males
  • Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino residents
  • 3.5%Males
  • Unemployment by race in 2000
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 3.3%Males
  • 2.6%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Black residents
  • 23.4%Males
  • Unemployment rate for two or more race residents
  • 20.3%Males
  • 18.6%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino residents
  • 15.7%Females

Means of transportation to work

Time Leaving Home To Go To Work in 2015 (%)

12:00 a.m. to 4:59 a.m.:
Wakefield:

1.5% (219)
Massachusetts:

3.2% (103,999)
5:00 a.m. to 5:29 a.m.:
Wakefield:

1.8% (260)
Massachusetts:

3.2% (104,730)
5:30 a.m. to 5:59 a.m.:
Wakefield:

3.5% (503)
Massachusetts:

4.1% (136,241)
6:00 a.m. to 6:29 a.m.:
Wakefield:

8.9% (1,264)
Massachusetts:

8.4% (276,274)
6:30 a.m. to 6:59 a.m.:
Wakefield:

12.3% (1,740)
Massachusetts:

9.6% (316,162)
7:00 a.m. to 7:29 a.m.:
Wakefield:

19.0% (2,689)
Massachusetts:

14.8% (486,112)
7:30 a.m. to 7:59 a.m.:
Wakefield:

12.7% (1,806)
Massachusetts:

12.2% (401,749)
8:00 a.m. to 8:29 a.m.:
Wakefield:

15.6% (2,211)
Massachusetts:

12.9% (422,714)
8:30 a.m. to 8:59 a.m.:
Wakefield:

5.1% (722)
Massachusetts:

6.8% (222,578)
9:00 a.m. to 9:59 a.m.:
Wakefield:

6.0% (855)
Massachusetts:

7.3% (240,571)
10:00 a.m. to 10:59 a.m.:
Wakefield:

2.1% (298)
Massachusetts:

2.9% (96,929)
11:00 a.m. to 11:59 a.m.:
Wakefield:

2.2% (314)
Massachusetts:

1.4% (46,177)
12:00 p.m. to 3:59 p.m.:
Wakefield:

5.0% (711)
Massachusetts:

7.3% (241,453)
4:00 p.m. to 11:59 p.m.:
Wakefield:

4.7% (661)
Massachusetts:

5.8% (190,819)

Time Leaving Home To Go To Work in 2000 (%)

12:00 a.m. to 4:59 a.m.:
Wakefield:

1.7% (219)
Massachusetts:

2.3% (70,820)
5:00 a.m. to 5:29 a.m.:
Wakefield:

1.6% (205)
Massachusetts:

2.2% (67,777)
5:30 a.m. to 5:59 a.m.:
Wakefield:

3.3% (434)
Massachusetts:

3.6% (112,836)
6:00 a.m. to 6:29 a.m.:
Wakefield:

8.5% (1,105)
Massachusetts:

7.8% (241,535)
6:30 a.m. to 6:59 a.m.:
Wakefield:

9.9% (1,296)
Massachusetts:

10.1% (312,368)
7:00 a.m. to 7:29 a.m.:
Wakefield:

15.2% (1,980)
Massachusetts:

14.5% (448,737)
7:30 a.m. to 7:59 a.m.:
Wakefield:

19.0% (2,470)
Massachusetts:

14.9% (463,192)
8:00 a.m. to 8:29 a.m.:
Wakefield:

14.9% (1,936)
Massachusetts:

13.3% (414,200)
8:30 a.m. to 8:59 a.m.:
Wakefield:

7.3% (946)
Massachusetts:

6.7% (209,354)
9:00 a.m. to 9:59 a.m.:
Wakefield:

5.1% (669)
Massachusetts:

5.8% (181,108)
10:00 a.m. to 10:59 a.m.:
Wakefield:

2.0% (260)
Massachusetts:

2.2% (68,937)
11:00 a.m. to 11:59 a.m.:
Wakefield:

0.5% (62)
Massachusetts:

1.0% (31,956)
12:00 p.m. to 3:59 p.m.:
Wakefield:

5.0% (646)
Massachusetts:

6.7% (207,296)
4:00 p.m. to 11:59 p.m.:
Wakefield:

3.0% (397)
Massachusetts:

5.6% (175,217)

Time Leaving Home To Go To Work in 2015 (%) - Males

    12:00 a.m. to 4:59 a.m. - Males:
    Wakefield:

    2.0% (141)
    Massachusetts:

    4.6% (76,739)
    5:00 a.m. to 5:29 a.m. - Males:
    Wakefield:

    2.2% (156)
    Massachusetts:

    4.5% (74,700)
    5:30 a.m. to 5:59 a.m. - Males:
    Wakefield:

    4.3% (313)
    Massachusetts:

    5.3% (88,487)
    6:00 a.m. to 6:29 a.m. - Males:
    Wakefield:

    12.6% (914)
    Massachusetts:

    9.8% (164,173)
    6:30 a.m. to 6:59 a.m. - Males:
    Wakefield:

    13.5% (975)
    Massachusetts:

    10.3% (172,000)
    7:00 a.m. to 7:29 a.m. - Males:
    Wakefield:

    18.8% (1,359)
    Massachusetts:

    15.2% (254,417)
    7:30 a.m. to 7:59 a.m. - Males:
    Wakefield:

    12.0% (871)
    Massachusetts:

    10.5% (175,887)
    8:00 a.m. to 8:29 a.m. - Males:
    Wakefield:

    11.7% (844)
    Massachusetts:

    11.3% (188,467)
    8:30 a.m. to 8:59 a.m. - Males:
    Wakefield:

    4.8% (346)
    Massachusetts:

    5.4% (89,772)
    9:00 a.m. to 9:59 a.m. - Males:
    Wakefield:

    3.9% (282)
    Massachusetts:

    6.5% (108,032)
    10:00 a.m. to 10:59 a.m. - Males:
    Wakefield:

    2.5% (184)
    Massachusetts:

    2.8% (46,314)
    11:00 a.m. to 11:59 a.m. - Males:
    Wakefield:

    1.7% (121)
    Massachusetts:

    1.3% (21,104)
    12:00 p.m. to 3:59 p.m. - Males:
    Wakefield:

    5.8% (418)
    Massachusetts:

    7.1% (119,518)
    4:00 p.m. to 11:59 p.m. - Males:
    Wakefield:

    4.2% (302)
    Massachusetts:

    5.6% (93,073)

Time Leaving Home To Go To Work in 2015 (%) - Females

    12:00 a.m. to 4:59 a.m. - Females:
    Wakefield:

    1.1% (77)
    Massachusetts:

    1.7% (27,260)
    5:00 a.m. to 5:29 a.m. - Females:
    Wakefield:

    1.5% (107)
    Massachusetts:

    1.9% (30,030)
    5:30 a.m. to 5:59 a.m. - Females:
    Wakefield:

    2.7% (187)
    Massachusetts:

    3.0% (47,754)
    6:00 a.m. to 6:29 a.m. - Females:
    Wakefield:

    5.1% (354)
    Massachusetts:

    6.9% (112,101)
    6:30 a.m. to 6:59 a.m. - Females:
    Wakefield:

    11.0% (764)
    Massachusetts:

    8.9% (144,162)
    7:00 a.m. to 7:29 a.m. - Females:
    Wakefield:

    19.1% (1,331)
    Massachusetts:

    14.4% (231,695)
    7:30 a.m. to 7:59 a.m. - Females:
    Wakefield:

    13.4% (928)
    Massachusetts:

    14.0% (225,862)
    8:00 a.m. to 8:29 a.m. - Females:
    Wakefield:

    19.6% (1,364)
    Massachusetts:

    14.5% (234,247)
    8:30 a.m. to 8:59 a.m. - Females:
    Wakefield:

    5.4% (376)
    Massachusetts:

    8.2% (132,806)
    9:00 a.m. to 9:59 a.m. - Females:
    Wakefield:

    8.0% (554)
    Massachusetts:

    8.2% (132,539)
    10:00 a.m. to 10:59 a.m. - Females:
    Wakefield:

    1.6% (115)
    Massachusetts:

    3.1% (50,615)
    11:00 a.m. to 11:59 a.m. - Females:
    Wakefield:

    2.8% (194)
    Massachusetts:

    1.6% (25,073)
    12:00 p.m. to 3:59 p.m. - Females:
    Wakefield:

    4.3% (298)
    Massachusetts:

    7.6% (121,935)
    4:00 p.m. to 11:59 p.m. - Females:
    Wakefield:

    5.1% (358)
    Massachusetts:

    6.1% (97,746)

Travel time to work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 61.6%
Number of people working at home: 409 (3.1% of all workers)
Daytime population change due to commuting: -716 (-2.9%)
Workers who live and work in this place: 2,393 (18.4%)

Travel time to work (in minutes) by means of transportation (%)

Less than 30 minutes - public transportation:
Wakefield:

4.4% (53)
Massachusetts:

22.9% (61,988)
Less than 30 minutes - other means:
Wakefield:

63.5% (7,258)
Massachusetts:

64.3% (1,757,222)
30 to 44 minutes - public transportation:
Wakefield:

27.2% (324)
Massachusetts:

31.2% (84,505)
30 to 44 minutes - other means:
Wakefield:

22.2% (2,533)
Massachusetts:

20.1% (549,880)
45 to 59 minutes - public transportation:
Wakefield:

29.1% (347)
Massachusetts:

19.7% (53,202)
45 to 59 minutes - other means:
Wakefield:

8.9% (1,013)
Massachusetts:

8.1% (222,211)
60 or more minutes - public transportation:
Wakefield:

39.3% (468)
Massachusetts:

26.2% (71,047)
60 or more minutes - other means:
Wakefield:

5.5% (629)
Massachusetts:

7.5% (205,278)

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2015 (%)

Working at home in 2015 - Wakefield

Working at home in 2015 - Massachusetts

Less than 5 minutes:
Wakefield:

4.7% (548)
Massachusetts:

2.5% (84,161)
5 to 9 minutes:
Wakefield:

8.9% (1,043)
Massachusetts:

8.1% (273,186)
10 to 14 minutes:
Wakefield:

8.6% (1,009)
Massachusetts:

11.7% (395,440)
15 to 19 minutes:
Wakefield:

15.2% (1,775)
Massachusetts:

12.8% (430,011)
20 to 24 minutes:
Wakefield:

11.6% (1,362)
Massachusetts:

12.4% (416,996)
25 to 29 minutes:
Wakefield:

4.8% (558)
Massachusetts:

5.5% (186,092)
30 to 34 minutes:
Wakefield:

16.7% (1,959)
Massachusetts:

14.2% (477,430)
35 to 39 minutes:
Wakefield:

3.3% (389)
Massachusetts:

3.2% (107,002)
40 to 44 minutes:
Wakefield:

4.5% (526)
Massachusetts:

4.9% (165,812)
45 to 59 minutes:
Wakefield:

9.8% (1,147)
Massachusetts:

10.7% (360,763)
60 to 89 minutes:
Wakefield:

7.8% (918)
Massachusetts:

10.0% (336,952)
90 or more minutes:
Wakefield:

3.6% (419)
Massachusetts:

4.0% (134,399)

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2000 (%)

Working at home in 2000 - Wakefield

Working at home in 2000 - Massachusetts

Less than 5 minutes:
Wakefield:

2.7% (353)
Massachusetts:

2.7% (85,006)
5 to 9 minutes:
Wakefield:

9.5% (1,243)
Massachusetts:

9.9% (306,086)
10 to 14 minutes:
Wakefield:

12.8% (1,672)
Massachusetts:

13.7% (426,161)
15 to 19 minutes:
Wakefield:

11.1% (1,449)
Massachusetts:

13.7% (423,798)
20 to 24 minutes:
Wakefield:

15.4% (2,006)
Massachusetts:

13.1% (406,831)
25 to 29 minutes:
Wakefield:

4.5% (588)
Massachusetts:

5.5% (171,328)
30 to 34 minutes:
Wakefield:

14.5% (1,885)
Massachusetts:

13.2% (409,733)
35 to 39 minutes:
Wakefield:

2.2% (289)
Massachusetts:

3.1% (96,168)
40 to 44 minutes:
Wakefield:

5.2% (683)
Massachusetts:

4.1% (128,484)
45 to 59 minutes:
Wakefield:

10.4% (1,360)
Massachusetts:

8.9% (275,413)
60 to 89 minutes:
Wakefield:

7.2% (943)
Massachusetts:

6.5% (201,587)
90 or more minutes:
Wakefield:

1.2% (154)
Massachusetts:

2.4% (74,738)

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2015 (%) - Males

    Less than 5 minutes - Males:
    Wakefield:

    3.9% (233)
    Massachusetts:

    2.5% (42,719)
    5 to 9 minutes - Males:
    Wakefield:

    8.2% (490)
    Massachusetts:

    7.2% (124,190)
    10 to 14 minutes - Males:
    Wakefield:

    8.4% (505)
    Massachusetts:

    10.9% (187,787)
    15 to 19 minutes - Males:
    Wakefield:

    15.0% (903)
    Massachusetts:

    11.7% (202,497)
    20 to 24 minutes - Males:
    Wakefield:

    9.1% (547)
    Massachusetts:

    12.0% (207,612)
    25 to 29 minutes - Males:
    Wakefield:

    4.5% (269)
    Massachusetts:

    5.6% (97,264)
    30 to 34 minutes - Males:
    Wakefield:

    19.1% (1,148)
    Massachusetts:

    14.4% (248,206)
    35 to 39 minutes - Males:
    Wakefield:

    3.5% (208)
    Massachusetts:

    3.4% (57,971)
    40 to 44 minutes - Males:
    Wakefield:

    3.6% (214)
    Massachusetts:

    5.1% (88,094)
    45 to 59 minutes - Males:
    Wakefield:

    10.4% (625)
    Massachusetts:

    11.8% (203,791)
    60 to 89 minutes - Males:
    Wakefield:

    9.5% (571)
    Massachusetts:

    11.0% (189,847)
    90 or more minutes - Males:
    Wakefield:

    4.6% (274)
    Massachusetts:

    4.5% (77,690)

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2015 (%) - Females

    Less than 5 minutes - Females:
    Wakefield:

    5.5% (314)
    Massachusetts:

    2.5% (41,442)
    5 to 9 minutes - Females:
    Wakefield:

    9.7% (553)
    Massachusetts:

    9.1% (148,996)
    10 to 14 minutes - Females:
    Wakefield:

    8.9% (505)
    Massachusetts:

    12.7% (207,653)
    15 to 19 minutes - Females:
    Wakefield:

    15.3% (872)
    Massachusetts:

    13.9% (227,514)
    20 to 24 minutes - Females:
    Wakefield:

    14.3% (817)
    Massachusetts:

    12.8% (209,384)
    25 to 29 minutes - Females:
    Wakefield:

    5.0% (288)
    Massachusetts:

    5.4% (88,828)
    30 to 34 minutes - Females:
    Wakefield:

    14.2% (810)
    Massachusetts:

    14.0% (229,224)
    35 to 39 minutes - Females:
    Wakefield:

    3.2% (182)
    Massachusetts:

    3.0% (49,031)
    40 to 44 minutes - Females:
    Wakefield:

    5.6% (322)
    Massachusetts:

    4.7% (77,718)
    45 to 59 minutes - Females:
    Wakefield:

    9.1% (521)
    Massachusetts:

    9.6% (156,972)
    60 to 89 minutes - Females:
    Wakefield:

    6.1% (345)
    Massachusetts:

    9.0% (147,105)
    90 or more minutes - Females:
    Wakefield:

    2.5% (145)
    Massachusetts:

    3.5% (56,709)

Means of transportation to work

Means of transportation to work in 2015 - Wakefield

Means of transportation to work in 2015 - Massachusetts

Drove car alone:
Wakefield:

83.7% (10,303)
Massachusetts:

70.6% (2,492,080)
Carpooled:
Wakefield:

5.5% (676)
Massachusetts:

7.5% (264,720)
Bus or trolley bus:
Wakefield:

1.0% (120)
Massachusetts:

3.6% (127,247)
Subway or elevated:
Wakefield:

0.5% (63)
Massachusetts:

4.8% (169,814)
Railroad:
Wakefield:

0.3% (38)
Massachusetts:

1.7% (60,950)
Walked:
Wakefield:

3.2% (398)
Massachusetts:

4.9% (173,371)
Other means:
Wakefield:

0.4% (53)
Massachusetts:

1.2% (42,212)

Means of transportation to work in 2000 - Wakefield

Means of transportation to work in 2000 - Massachusetts

Drove car alone:
Wakefield:

78.3% (10,211)
Massachusetts:

73.8% (2,290,258)
Carpooled:
Wakefield:

6.9% (894)
Massachusetts:

9.0% (279,111)
Bus or trolley bus:
Wakefield:

0.6% (78)
Massachusetts:

2.9% (88,595)
Streetcar or trolley car:
Wakefield:

0.2% (25)
Massachusetts:

0.4% (12,355)
Subway or elevated:
Wakefield:

3.3% (428)
Massachusetts:

3.7% (113,857)
Railroad:
Wakefield:

5.0% (655)
Massachusetts:

1.5% (46,263)
Ferryboat:
Wakefield:

0.0% (6)
Massachusetts:

0.1% (3,125)
Motorcycle:
Wakefield:

0.1% (11)
Massachusetts:

0.1% (1,604)
Bicycle:
Wakefield:

0.1% (14)
Massachusetts:

0.4% (12,355)
Walked:
Wakefield:

2.0% (256)
Massachusetts:

4.3% (134,566)
Other means:
Wakefield:

0.4% (47)
Massachusetts:

0.5% (16,697)

Means of transportation to work in 2015 - Wakefield (Males)

Means of transportation to work in 2015 - Massachusetts (Males)

    Drove car alone - Males:
    Wakefield:

    85.7% (5,358)
    Massachusetts:

    71.2% (1,289,354)
    Carpooled - Males:
    Wakefield:

    5.0% (313)
    Massachusetts:

    7.4% (134,282)
    Bus or trolley bus - Males:
    Wakefield:

    0.6% (37)
    Massachusetts:

    3.2% (57,547)
    Subway or elevated - Males:
    Wakefield:

    0.4% (24)
    Massachusetts:

    4.7% (85,206)
    Railroad - Males:
    Wakefield:

    0.2% (10)
    Massachusetts:

    1.8% (32,305)
    Walked - Males:
    Wakefield:

    3.5% (216)
    Massachusetts:

    4.5% (81,927)
    Other means - Males:
    Wakefield:

    0.5% (32)
    Massachusetts:

    1.3% (22,929)

Means of transportation to work in 2015 - Wakefield (Females)

Means of transportation to work in 2015Travel time to work - Massachusetts (Females)

    Drove car alone - Females:
    Wakefield:

    81.6% (4,941)
    Massachusetts:

    69.8% (1,202,726)
    Carpooled - Females:
    Wakefield:

    6.0% (364)
    Massachusetts:

    7.6% (130,438)
    Bus or trolley bus - Females:
    Wakefield:

    1.4% (85)
    Massachusetts:

    4.0% (69,700)
    Subway or elevated - Females:
    Wakefield:

    0.6% (38)
    Massachusetts:

    4.9% (84,608)
    Railroad - Females:
    Wakefield:

    0.5% (29)
    Massachusetts:

    1.7% (28,645)
    Walked - Females:
    Wakefield:

    3.0% (183)
    Massachusetts:

    5.3% (91,444)
    Other means - Females:
    Wakefield:

    0.3% (21)
    Massachusetts:

    1.1% (19,283)

Private vehicle occupancy

Private vehicle occupancy (%)

Drove alone:
Wakefield:

91.9% (10,211)
Massachusetts:

89.1% (2,290,258)
In 2 person carpool:
Wakefield:

6.0% (664)
Massachusetts:

9.0% (230,437)
In 3 person carpool:
Wakefield:

1.3% (147)
Massachusetts:

1.2% (30,222)
In 4 person carpool:
Wakefield:

0.3% (33)
Massachusetts:

0.4% (9,342)
In 5-6 person carpool:
Wakefield:

0.4% (44)
Massachusetts:

0.2% (5,269)
In 7+ person carpool:
Wakefield:

0.1% (6)
Massachusetts:

0.1% (3,841)

Class of Workers

Class of Workers (%)

Employee of private company:
Wakefield:

67.1% (8,875)
Massachusetts:

66.8% (2,112,608)
Self-employed in own incorporated business:
Wakefield:

3.0% (397)
Massachusetts:

2.7% (84,530)
Private not-for-profit wage and salary workers:
Wakefield:

9.7% (1,288)
Massachusetts:

10.5% (331,510)
Local government workers:
Wakefield:

8.0% (1,052)
Massachusetts:

7.5% (236,879)
State government workers:
Wakefield:

2.8% (365)
Massachusetts:

3.9% (122,041)
Federal government workers:
Wakefield:

2.0% (263)
Massachusetts:

2.1% (66,653)
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business:
Wakefield:

7.0% (922)
Massachusetts:

6.4% (201,219)
Unpaid family workers:
Wakefield:

0.4% (55)
Massachusetts:

0.2% (5,647)

Class of Workers (%) - Males

Employee of private company - Males:
Wakefield:

70.1% (4,779)
Massachusetts:

69.6% (1,138,678)
Self-employed in own incorporated business - Males:
Wakefield:

4.3% (291)
Massachusetts:

3.9% (63,549)
Private not-for-profit wage and salary workers - Males:
Wakefield:

5.5% (375)
Massachusetts:

6.9% (113,092)
Local government workers - Males:
Wakefield:

7.3% (496)
Massachusetts:

5.8% (95,434)
State government workers - Males:
Wakefield:

2.8% (190)
Massachusetts:

3.6% (58,332)
Federal government workers - Males:
Wakefield:

1.8% (123)
Massachusetts:

2.4% (39,214)
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business - Males:
Wakefield:

8.1% (549)
Massachusetts:

7.6% (124,649)
Unpaid family workers - Males:
Wakefield:

0.2% (13)
Massachusetts:

0.2% (2,587)

Class of Workers (%) - Females

Employee of private company - Females:
Wakefield:

64.0% (4,096)
Massachusetts:

63.8% (973,930)
Self-employed in own incorporated business - Females:
Wakefield:

1.7% (106)
Massachusetts:

1.4% (20,981)
Private not-for-profit wage and salary workers - Females:
Wakefield:

14.3% (913)
Massachusetts:

14.3% (218,418)
Local government workers - Females:
Wakefield:

8.7% (556)
Massachusetts:

9.3% (141,445)
State government workers - Females:
Wakefield:

2.7% (175)
Massachusetts:

4.2% (63,709)
Federal government workers - Females:
Wakefield:

2.2% (140)
Massachusetts:

1.8% (27,439)
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business - Females:
Wakefield:

5.8% (373)
Massachusetts:

5.0% (76,570)
Unpaid family workers - Females:
Wakefield:

0.7% (42)
Massachusetts:

0.2% (3,060)
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